The default linters correspond to the style guide at, however it is possible to override any or all of them using the linters parameter.

lint(pkg = ".", cache = TRUE, ...)



The package to use, can be a file path to the package or a package object. See as.package() for more information.


store the lint results so repeated lints of the same content use the previous results.


additional arguments passed to lintr::lint_package()


The lintr cache is by default stored in ~/.R/lintr_cache/ (this can be configured by setting options(lintr.cache_directory)). It can be cleared by calling lintr::clear_cache().

See also